Self-help books don’t work and this is why

Self-help books don't work! Do you read one self-help book after another thinking, 'this will be the one that really helps me!' Or while you're reading, you feel good but know that once the book is over you'll need to find another book to pump yourself full of positivity? I'm a self confessed ex-self-help jun more ...

February 13, 2014 (0) comments

When I grow up I want to be happy. How many children know they can pursue that quest?

When you were a kid did you say, 'When I grow up I want to be happy?' Or did you say, 'when I grow up I want to be a doctor and make lots of money'? When you went to school did the school system teach you about being happy or did they teach you about getting a job? In March, hubby and I are setting sail from more ...

January 04, 2014 (0) comments

How do you teach a child to overcome rejection at the playground?

Yesterday I took my 3 ½ year old daughter, Sienna, to a soft play gym. We recently moved house so the play gym and all the other children were new to us. Upon arrival my daughter, husband and I found a table. I then took Sienna's hand and headed out for our first exploration. Within fifteen minutes we travers more ...

December 31, 2013 (0) comments

How to look in the mirror, say ‘I love you’ to yourself and mean it!

I'm often amazed at the amount of people that tell me, 'I know I need to look in the mirror and tell myself 'I love me' but I just can't do it.' So how to look in the mirror and say 'I love you,' doesn't come easy to most of us. When I first tried it I felt silly. I found it difficult to look in my eyes. The more ...

October 09, 2013 (2) comments

If only I won the lottery, my life would be better

Recently, I've been on an interesting journey. In October my husband and I decided to sell everything we own, buy a 56' yacht and put things in place to sail around the world starting in April 2014. What's that have to do with 'If only I won the lottery, my life would be better'? Read on... Thus far, we've so more ...

February 23, 2014 (0) comments

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